2017-2019 Governing Board

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IFLA's Governing Board (GB) is responsible for the governance and financial and professional directions of IFLA, and represents the Federation in legal and other formal proceedings.

The Board consists of the President, the President-elect, ten directly elected members, the Chair of the Professional Committee, the Chairs of each IFLA Division, and the Chair of the Management of Library Associations Section's Standing Committee.

Up to three further GB members may be co-opted to provide expertise or represent special interests. IFLA's Secretary General, who serves as the Board's Secretary, is an ex officio member.

President

Glòria Pérez-Salmerón
Glòria Pérez-Salmerón
FESABID (Federación Española de Sociedades de Archivística, Biblioteconomía, Documentación y Museística)
Diputació de Barcelona

Comte d'Urgell 187
08036 Barcelona
Spain

President-elect

Christine Mackenzie
Christine Mackenzie
Executive Officer
Public Libraries Victoria Network

12/60 Collins Street
3000 Melbourne
Australia

Treasurer

Barbara Lison
Barbara Lison
Director
Stadtbibliothek Bremen

Ltd. Bibliotheksdirektorin
Am Wall 201

28195 Bremen
Germany

Member

Huanwen Cheng
Huanwen Cheng
Professor and University Librarian
Sun Yat-sen University Library

135 Xin Gang Xi Lu
510275 Guangzhou, Guangdong
China

Member

Marwa El Sahn
Marwa El Sahn
Director of the Centre d’Activités Francophones (CAF)
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

P.O. Box 138 - Chatby
21526 Alexandrina
Egypt

Member

Ágnes Hajdu Barát
Ágnes Hajdu Barát
Head of the Library Science Department
Eötvös Loránd University

Baktói u. 97
6728 Szeged
Hungary

Member

Patrick Losinski
Patrick Losinski
CEO
Columbus Metropolitan Library

96 South Grant Avenue
43215 Columbus, Ohio
United States

Member

Torbjörn Nilsson
Torbjörn Nilsson
Library Director
Malmö City Library

Kung Oscars väg 11
211 33 Malmö
Sweden

Member

Victoria Okojie
Victoria Okojie
Registrar/CEP
Librarians' Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN)

4th Floor, Veterinary Council of Nigeria Building
Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
Nigeria
Work+(234)(803)3348817

Member

Victoria Owen
Victoria Owen
Head Librarian
University of Toronto Scarborough

1265 Military Trail
M1C 1A4 Toronto
Ontario, Canada
Work+(1) 416-287-7519

Member

Viviana Quiñones
Viviana Quiñones
International Officer
Bibliothèque nationale de France/ Centre national de la littérature pour la jeunesse--La Joie par les livres

Quai François-Mauriac
75706 Paris
France
Work+(33)(1)53795286

Member

Knud Schulz
Knud Schulz
Former Manager
Public Libraries in Aarhus (DOKK1)

Hack Kampmanns Plads 2
8000 Aarhus C
Denmark
Work+(45) 5360 1465

Chair Professional Committee

Raissa Teodori
Raissa Teodori
Head of Office, Senate Library
Senato della Repubblica Italiana

Piazza della Minerva, 38
Rome
Italy
Work+(39)(06)67065023

Chair Division I

Vicki McDonald
Vicki McDonald
State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer
State Library of Queensland

Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place, South Bank
QLD 4101 South Brisbane
Australia

Chair Division II

Ann Okerson
Ann Okerson
Senior Advisor
Center for Research Libraries

6050 S. Kenwood Avenue
60637-28 Chicago, Illinois
United States

Chair Division III

Maja Žumer
Maja Žumer
Professor, Faculty of Arts
University of Ljubljana

Slovenia

Chair Division IV

Antonia Arahova
Antonia Arahova
Head of Library, President' s Private Office
Presidency of Hellenic Democracy

2, Vasileos Georgiou B' str.
10028 Athens
Greece

Chair Division V

Sueli Mara Soares Pinto Ferreira
Sueli Mara Soares Pinto Ferreira
Professor at Graduate Program in Information Science
University of Sao Paulo

05508-020 Cidade Universitária, São Paulo
Brazil

Chair Management of Library Associations Section

Michael Dowling
Michael Dowling
Director, Chapter Relations and International Relations
American Library Association

United States

Secretary General (ex officio member)

Gerald Leitner
Gerald Leitner
IFLA Headquarters

P.O. Box 95312
2509CH The Hague
Netherlands
Work+31 70 3140884
Fax+31 70 3834827

Last update: 29 August 2017